13 November 2019

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Tuesday November 12, 2019

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah chaired the Council of Minister meeting here at the Sapidar Palace on Monday, BNA reported. At the outset, Dr. Abdullah congratulated the advent of Milad-ul-Nabi to Afghan and world Muslim communities. He also praised afghan forces’ braveries and sacrifices in war on terror, adding people would not forget their devotions for the country. The meeting continued with ministries and independent directorates’ reports of activities. Deputy minister of interior informed the meeting of their operations, saying the militants did not have the capability to fight Afghan forces and ANDSF were moving ahead to recapture the lost areas. Meanwhile, deputy minister of commerce and industries reported about trade balance, saying exports were increased by 5.5 percent in second quarters of the ongoing fiscal year 1398 comparting to second quarter of the last fiscal year, adding the imports were also decreased by eight percent comparing to last year.
Hinting to the report, Dr. Abdullah said Afghanistan’s goods and trade items could compete with those of the world, adding much capacities needed to help the country reach economic self-sufficiency in near future. Minister of rural rehabilitation and development briefed the session on their programs for rural economy and called the main goal of the program to develop economic capacities of rural women. Praising the ministry’s programs, the Chief Executive said development of the country was linked with active participation of women, asking the government organs to further involve women in their development programs. Meanwhile, the minister of refugees and repatriates said they have boosted their efforts to attract more national and international support for refugees and repatriates during the winter season. The ministry of water and energy reported about construction of electricity dam in Kunar with 2.1 MGW capacity, adding the work affairs have been suspended due to insecurity. Concluding the session, Dr. Abdullah instructed ministry of refugees and repatriates and security organs to step up efforts for providing assistance to those families in need as well as security to the electricity dam in Kunar.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Ministry of Information and Culture in a statement has condoled demise of the country’s well-known writer and journalist Qamar Achekzai Wakili who passed away due to an illness at the age of 71.
“Deceased Qamar Achekzai Wakili was born in Kandahar and finished her high school in Nazo Ana high school of the city.  Later she was admitted to Education university of Kabul and then served back the Nazo Ana high school as lecturer and principal,” the Ministry said in the statement, adding she was interested in to writing and reporting and thus started her initial works with Tolo-e-Afghan media outlet.
According to the ministry, late Achekzai was appointed as the deputy chief editor for Tolo-e-Afghan after showing her skills, adding she was writing on different social and cultural issues and was advocating for children and women’s rights.
“Qamar Achekzai Wakili migrated to Germany during the civil war and did not give up of serving her people and was translating children books from German to Pashto language,” the ministry said, adding that she took part in Grand Emergency Loya Jirga after collapse of Taliban regime and then appointed as deputy minister of labor and social affairs.
The ministry’s leading body called her death a loss to the country and prayed for the departed soul and extended their condolence to family and friends of the late Wakili.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Chaired by acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi, the meeting of road nomination commission was held yesterday.
In the meeting, list of nomination of roads in PD 5,6,16 and 17 of Kabul city and 4 suggestions in connection with nomination of Kabul, Baghlan and Balkh roads sent by government and private institutions to the commission were discussed.
After reviewing the suggestions, members of the commission made necessary decisions on each suggestion.
Meanwhile, acting minister of information and culture stressed on paying further attention to correctly writing of boards and nomination of roads.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Seven insurgents associated to Taliban terrorist group including their three commanders were killed in an air strikes conducted by Afghan security forces in Jaji Aryoob District, Paktia province.
National defense ministry press office with releasing a statement told BNA the Afghan security forces conducting air strike on strongholds of the terrorists in the mentioned district, killed seven Taliban including their three commanders.
The Taliban were involved in terrorist and destructive activities and disturbing people in the province.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Four ISIS fighters including a woman and four children were surrendered to government in Nangarhar province yesterday.
Abdul Ghafar Nooristani press in charge of Khas operation army corps told BNA, the fighters were surrendered to government in continuation of commando forces operation in Achen District, Nangarhar province with four Kalashnikovs.
A man, a woman residents of Pakistan and four children were among the fighters.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 07:34

School To Be Constructed in Takhar

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Taliqan (BNA) The construction work of a high school building kick off in Bangi Qala District, Takhar province.
Education head of Takhar told BNA, the school will be constructed in the area of 700 square meter of land from budget of urban and land at the cost of more than 32million Afghanis.
Residents thanked the local authorities for their efforts in implementing the project and promised they would not hesitate to maintain the school building.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Ferozkoh (BNA) Two civilians were shot dead by Taliban on charges working with government.
Member of Ghor provincial council told BNA, the civilians were peasants and did not cooperate with government.
So far the main motive for killing them is unknown.
It is said that several month ago, a civilian was shot dead by Taliban on charges cooperating with government in Doulatyar District of the province.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 07:33

Terrorists Killed in Urozgan Raid

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Trenkot (BNA) Six armed terrorists were killed in Dehrawod district of Urozgan after attack of them on a police checkpoint.
ANA senior commander in Atal army corps in south of the country told BNA, six terrorists were killed in the attack.
No harm and losses incurred to civilians and security forces in the conflict.
According to another report, police of Urozgan province discovered and confiscated six mines from busy roads of the province and prevented from a series of blasts.
Security officials of the province blamed Taliban for the event.
T. Yarzada

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Kabul (BNA) Seven Taliban rebels were killed in Paktia province last night.
Emal Momand acting spokesman of Thunder 203 army corps press office told BNA, the Taliban were killed by security forces operation in outskirt of Zormat District, Paktia province.
According to another report, three Taliban were killed and a hideout of them was destroyed in Afghan forces raid in outskirt of Sharan city, Paktika province.
T. Yarzada

Monday November 11, 2019
LASHKARGAH CITY (BNA) At least 17 Taliban fighters including their four local commanders were killed and several others were wounded following air and group attacks carried out by Afghan security forces in southern Helmand province.
The attacks have launched in various parts of Nad Ali district and Lashkargah city the provincial capital of the province last night and this morning.
Senior commander of Afghan national army in the south of the country told BNA correspondent, 17 members of Taliban group including four local commanders were killed and several others were injured during the raids.
Three hideouts belonged to the terrorists along with all military equipment have been demolished during the assaults as well, the source added.
According to another report, a weapon depot belonged to Taliban militants have been discovered by Afghan security forces in Laghkargah city.
Press office of Helmand police said, dozens mines, some heavy and light weapons and explosive materials have been seized from the weapon depot.
Meanwhile, Afghan security forces by discovering and confiscating eight round of different type of mines succeeded to prevent several bloodiest incidents in crowded areas of Helmand province.
Taliban fighters are responsible for the foiled mine plantings, local officials said.

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